Tires are the only contact between your vehicle and the road. Keeping that contact maximized at all times requires selecting the right tires and properly maintaining them. UTQG or Uniform Tire Quality Grading System ratings and speed ratings help you select the right tire. Proper inflation, balance and alignment keep them wearing evenly to maximize the contact patch. Being aware of these facts will help you have a safer and more enjoyable driving experience.via www.tireteam.com
It's a simple equation: Exercise more and lose weight. Still, many people spend most of their time either behind a desk or driving to or from where that desk is located. A few states buck that trend with large cities that allow for more walking, biking, and commuting via public transportation, but are their citizens any more fit?via awesome.good.is
As states become more aware of the dangers of using cell phones and PDAs to text while driving, many are passing laws to prohibit the practice. As of June 30, 28 states and the District of Columbia ban text messaging for all drivers, and nine states prohibit text messaging by novice drivers.
Roll your mouse over the map to see what the laws are in your state.
Everyone grouses that seniors are a bit shaky at the wheel, but the data are surprising. When you compare those 65+ to those 15-20, the two groups are both nearly as accident prone, as this infographic by Gavin Potenza.
Common sense dictates that while operating a piece of machinery capable of killing you and others around you, the timing is probably not the best for focusing on text conversations or emails. Common sense apparently hasn’t taken hold as the infographic clearly depicts.
Who is driving while texting?
Teenage drivers first getting their permit might be terrifying for parents; but as long as you take the right steps to teach them to drive, all will be fine. Here's a few tips and some statistics you should definitely look at, even if you're NOT the parent of a teen driver.